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    Posted: 31 October 2019 at 3:31am
Originally posted by Wil Chips Wil Chips wrote:

Originally posted by ScarletBear ScarletBear wrote:

1/5, 1/5 - well done bois bach - here we come!


Sorry your thread seems to have drifted off narrative with this win.

Drift away, drift away ...
(shamelessly stolen from Eddie Butler's "shave away, shave away Gavin" commentary)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wil Chips Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 October 2019 at 6:17pm
Originally posted by ScarletBear ScarletBear wrote:

1/5, 1/5 - well done bois bach - here we come!


Sorry your thread seems to have drifted off narrative with this win.
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1/5, 1/5 - well done bois bach - here we come!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote LLANDRE Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 October 2019 at 5:20pm
Yes agree Will. Da iawn Llanelli
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What a fantastic win and hope that kicks off the season.
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 A great win for the RFC today up at Ebbw ! what a difference a few Scarlet players make, especially a quality 9 and lock as I mentioned in my previous post .
   Onwards and upwards to Llanelli RFC !!! and a climb up the table .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote RR1972 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 October 2019 at 10:15am
Post world cup the region should release more plAyers  to the rfc. However the 6 nations will be upon us shortly tough times for the rfc. They should not be allowed to go the way of neath though



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ffidel Bennett Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 October 2019 at 9:00pm
In the play-off against Pooler, Llanelli had a big tough experienced tight-head whose name I now forget. But I thought at the time that he was the sort of player we needed to keep, in order to give a nucleus for our youngsters to form around. Unfortunately we couldn't afford him and he joined Merthyr.
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Originally posted by ladram ladram wrote:

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If either Dan Drake or Morgan Jones were made available to the RFC on a regular basis, lock problem solved .

Is jac morgan still with Aberavon?


   Not played for them this season as been as been captain of Scarlets A team , but Jac his listed in the Aberavon squad for this season on there website .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ladram Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 October 2019 at 7:51pm
Originally posted by 157cb 157cb wrote:


If either Dan Drake or Morgan Jones were made available to the RFC on a regular basis, lock problem solved .
Is jac morgan still with Aberavon?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 157cb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 October 2019 at 6:48pm

If either Dan Drake or Morgan Jones were made available to the RFC on a regular basis, lock problem solved .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hendre Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 October 2019 at 12:18pm
I would say that signing an experienced 9 and lock is complete pie in the sky, given the wage that they’d want and competition from other clubs. It would appear that the RFC doesn’t have the finances necessary and so, in rugby as in life...you get what you pay for!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 157cb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 October 2019 at 8:56pm

What I would say about the RFC performance against the RGC was there is a nucleus of a team that will be competitive and survive the drop .

In the backs there is quality in Kallum Evans, Ryan Davies, Aaron Grabham and Ioan Hughes, they also have Iwan Evans outside half/centre to come in from NPC in New Zealand next month . They have experienced stalwarts in Johnny Lewis ,Greg George, Craig Thomas and excellent back rower Nathan Hart 104 appearances and 29 tries . A special mention too young hard working lock Chris Long only 22 and closing in on 100 appearances .

   It would be brilliant if the RFC could bring in an experienced 9 and a big experienced lock, it would be a huge boost to the Squad for the rest of the season .
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wil Chips Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 October 2019 at 5:37am
Reesy’s post above is at the core of it.

We do seem to be getting some some Scarlets players needing a game...that’s good...what we don’t seem to grasp/afford is the need for a core of players that have been on the fringes, or actually been at pro level. All Prem teams have 4 or 5 like that, see Quins and Llandovery. They play 25 games a season.

Throw in a clutch of development pathway players and there is the recipe for a successful team that fulfils all is obligations, mostly as a development tool.

Season is early doors so I hope we can pick up a few wins pre Xmas.

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two of us have been watching the rwc for a few years now. We find it exciting seeing players coming through.  Remember foxy, Liam, Ken,  jordon,  Dan Thomas playing for the rfc. The fun is getting to know the players and following their progress. A win from time to time would be good too.
The last few years have not been so enjoyable. The team would change each match, we struggled to identify players. When there was a player we liked, like Ryan Davies last season, we find he has moved on this season. 
We are both retired, are season ticket holders with the scarlets.  We think £10 a match is not worth it anymore. Looking to to join a local club instead, one we can identify with. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ladram Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 October 2019 at 3:20pm
the powers to be don't seem to be bothered about the semi's so it is hardly surprising the same attitude is rubbing off on fans,nobody wants to go and see people getting beaten every week especially when that somebody has a proud history.
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